Elna Schütz won the award for a story called Collective, which explores collective and intergenerational trauma using the personal experiences of a father and son who were both involved in protests about education.

Elna Schütz

Listen here to learn more about how Elna explorers the ways in which trauma affects not just an individual but a whole group or society.

Schütz is a content producer and presenter at the Wits Radio Academy.

She has worked over a variety of shows, such as Law Focus, Business Buzz and The Science Inside, as well as short projects like the documentary series Crossings.

In these roles she has managed research, production, presenting, social media and various forms of reporting, as well as liaising with and training community radio stations.